22 Apr
Sun / 2018

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Kimono Zulu Pop-Up at the MFA Shop

    MFA Shop

    Houston-based Kimono Zulu brings vintage Japanese kimonos, reimagined by contemporary artists & fashion designers; an exclusive, one-of-a-kind kimono designed by graffiti artist GONZO247; and more!

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Visit the Rienzi gardens and capture their oasis-in-the-city beauty from behind the lens. Snap photos of the colorful flowers, lush green spaces, interesting architectural details, and eclectic mix of statues. 

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone

    Beck Building

    Families are invited to drop in and enjoy a variety of games, activities, looking guides, books, and mini-tours of the galleries. Recommended for ages 3+

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India

    Law Building

    Discover lavishly made ceremonial objects, finely crafted arms and armor, sumptuous jewels, intricately carved furnishings, and more during this 45-minute, docent-led tour of Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India.

  5. LECTURES
    The Yogi-King of Jodhpur: Paintings, Power, and Politics in the Reign of Maharaja Man Singh

    Law Building

    A free lecture inspired by Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India explores the extraordinary story of Maharaja Man Singh, who allied with a religious order of hatha yogis and seized his place on Jodhpur’s throne in the 19th century.

  6. PERFORMANCES
    Folk Dance Celebrating “Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India”

    Law Building

    A dance performance presented in conjunction with the exhibition Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India.

  7. FILMS
    Hotel Salvation

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    An aging father decides where he wants to die, and his dutiful son agrees to accompany him to Hotel Salvation in Varanasi, India.

23 Apr
Mon / 2018

  1. LECTURES
    Early Chinese Buddhist Sculpture: A Dialogue in Bronze, Stucco, and Stone

    Beck Building

    This lecture, which celebrates the exhibition Reflection and Enlightenment: Chinese Buddhist Gilt Bronzes from the Jane and Leopold Swergold Collection, explores how Buddhist images were shaped by—and also reshaped—Chinese sculptural traditions.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exclusive Tour “Michelangelo and the Vatican: Masterworks from the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, Naples”

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    Beck Building

    This private, curator-led tour looks at how the works in the exhibition Michelangelo and the Vatican highlight Michelangelo’s greatest artistic triumphs, the close relationship between the artist and Pope Paul III, and the vital role drawing played in art production throughout Europe in the late 15th and 16th centuries.

24 Apr
Tue / 2018

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching in the Gardens of Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Visit Bayou Bend during open-sketching hours, when guests are invited to draw from Bayou Bend’s natural woodlands and formal gardens. Paper, clipboards, and pencils are provided. 

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